Asking clients for a review or a testimonial can be considered an integral part of your customer workflow. You will find that your happiest clients will be only too happy to recommend you and your services, they might just need to be reminded to actually go ahead and write one.
“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” ~ Zig Ziglar
Participating in a holiday vendor event this season – seriously, I mean it – please – make sure that you are making the most of the marketing opportunities that these events truly are for your brand and your business.
I’ve rounded up 4 of my top picks this month of articles to empower entrepreneurs.
For the most part, I am a solopreneur.
On the other hand, I rely on a number of people in my life who have become my ‘board of directors’ of sorts. Through various accountability and collaborative groups that I’ve participated in over the years, I’ve strengthened friendships, made measurable progress towards goals, and continue to grow thanks to the support I’ve received.
What are the benefits of an accountability group?
Do I Have to “Brand” My Email Address?
Well, technically, no – you don’t HAVE to have an email address which includes your domain, BUT – it is really a good idea to use one.
Think about it – If you were interested in hiring an attorney and you were given a choice between firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com – – which would you be drawn to contact first? Most consumers would say that a company branded email gives the appearance of being more credible than one using a free email account.
I think that it’s really more than simply email address. In my opinion, it is part and parcel of building credibility and branding, helping to create the impression your business intends to promote to the outside world. In today’s super-competitive marketplace, branding gives you that leg-up to help your small business stand out from others.
Here are 3 Great Reasons to Brand Your Email.
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I’m often asked, “How do we get started working together?”
Of course, depending on where a small business owner is in their development, the answer will be different. What I have noticed is that often, the business owner will benefit from having someone simply sit down with her to review all of her platforms, pointing out the ‘how’, ‘why’, ‘when’ and ‘where’ for each.
I refer to this as putting the foundation under the business owner’s marketing efforts.
Being empowered with knowledge of how it all fits together is the platform for a strong, effective digital presence.
But – Here’s the one thing I know for sure – You simply can not do it all at one time. Read more
I don’t have all the answers – but I do have some of the answers.
Here is this month’s installment of:
“Ask Me Another – Your Digital Marketing Questions Answered”
Question: Do I Really Have to Be on Every Social Network?
Answer: Yikes! No!
Although you might think it’d be great to increase your visibility by jumping on every available social network, seriously – it’s just too much to take on! Instead of creating accounts just for the sake having a profile, get strategic with the networks you choose.
How do I figure out which social networks to become active on?
Seriously, Rebeca has every reason you can possibly think of to be a miserable wretch. I won’t go into the details, but just understand, that having sustained a spinal cord injury and brain trauma almost 18 years ago, she is not the healthy, active grandma we’d both anticipated she’d be at this point in both our lives. Read more
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